dextroversion


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dextroversion

 [dek″stro-ver´zhun]
1. version to the right, especially movement of the eyes to the right.
2. location of the heart in the right chest, the left ventricle remaining in the normal position on the left, but lying anterior to the right ventricle. See illustration.
Dextroversion. From Stein et al., 2000.

dex·tro·ver·sion

(deks'trō-ver'zhŭn),
1. Version toward the right.
2. In ophthalmology, a conjugate rotation of both eyes to the right.
[dextro- + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

dextroversion

/dex·tro·ver·sion/ (-ver´zhun)
1. version to the right, especially movement of the eyes to the right.
2. location of the heart in the right chest, the left ventricle remaining in the normal position on the left, but lying anterior to the right ventricle.

dex·tro·ver·sion

(deks'trō-vĕr-zhŭn)
1.Version toward the right.
2. ophthalmology A conjugate rotation of both eyes to the right.
[dextro- + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

dextroversion

Movement of both eyes to the right. See version.

dextroversion

1. version to the right, especially movement of the eyes to the right.
2. location of the heart in the right chest, the left ventricle remaining in the normal position on the left, but lying anterior to the right ventricle.
References in periodicals archive ?
This case is the first reported instance of acute myocardial infarction occurring in a patient with dextroversion (congenital dextrocardia with visceral and atrial situs solitus) who was successfully treated with coronary stent implantation.
Dextroversion refers to cases of dextrocardia with normally related atria (atrial situs solitus).
However, with further advances in the surgical repair of congenital heart defects, more adult patients with dextroversion will present with acquired heart diseases.
Myocardial infarction in the setting of isolated dextroversion is rare.